Vietnam’s Thai Son Nam lost 2-4 to Mes Sungun Varzaghan of Iran at the final match of the 2018 AFC Futsal Club Championship in Indonesia on August 12.

Vietnam crowned VTV Volleyball Cup 2018

The Vietnamese national team beat the Democratic People's Republic of Korea 3-1 in the final match on August 11 to seal the championship title of the VTV International Women's Volleyball Cup 2018.

Vietnam to hold ceremony to see off athletes to ASIAD 2018

A ceremony to see off the Vietnamese delegation to the 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD 2018) in Indonesia will take place at 7pm on August 9, according to the Vietnam National Olympic Committee and Vietnam Sports Administration.

The highlights of Hoa Binh cycling team

(HBO) – When completing the nationwide youth bicycling race and national mountain cycling race in 2018, Hoa Binh team won four gold medals, six silver medals, three bronze medals, becoming the 2nd top-up medal team for the content of national mountain cycling race.

Vietnam Open Badminton Champs kicks off in Ho Chi Minh City

The Yonex – Sunrise Vietnam Open 2018 Badminton Championships kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on August 7.

Vietnam beat China’s Yunnan club in VTV Volleyball Cup 2018 opener

The Vietnam Television (VTV) International Women’s Volleyball Tournament 2018 officially commenced in the central province of Ha Tinh on August 4, with the Vietnamese national team enjoying a sweet start by defeating China’s Yunnan club in three straight sets.

Van Hau scores a brilliant goal, Vietnam crowned champions at U23 int''l tournament

A superb goal from defender Doan Van Hau in the 89th minute helped Vietnam to beat Oman 1-0 in the ongoing U23 International Championship - Vinaphone Cup 2018 tournament in Hanoi on August 5.

National women’s volleyball team prepares for Asian Games

The Volleyball Federation of Vietnam (VFV) has been intensely preparing for the Asian Games 2018 (ASIAD 18) since the start of this year, VFV General Secretary Le Tri Truong said.

National women’s football team to receive training in Japan

Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Umeda Kunio held a ceremony in Hanoi on July 30 for Vietnam’s national women’s football team before they head to Japan’s Mimasaka city from August 1-11 to train in preparation for the 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD 2018).

Thai Son Nam FC crush RoK champions in AFC Futsal Club opener

Vietnam’s Thai Son Nam FC delivered a perfect start to the 2018 AFC Futsal Club Championships as they demolished Jeonju MAG FC, the reigning champions of the Republic of Korea, with a commanding score of 10-1 in their Group B opener on August 1.

Vietnam to field over 350 athletes in 2018 Asian Games

Vietnam will send over 350 athletes to compete in 32 of the 40 sporting events at the 2018 Asian Games (Asiad 18) in Indonesia this August.

Int’l Track & Field – Vietnam Open 2018 concludes in HCM City

The Ho Chi Minh City International Track & Field – Vietnam Open 2018 wrapped up on July 27.

Dong Tien Ward delegation won the Youth Football League Cup of Hoa Binh City in 2018

(HBO) – Within 4 days, from July 23rd to 26th, the Teenager and Youth People Center, Hoa Binh Youth Union already organized the Youth and Teenager Football League of Hoa Binh City in 2018.

Vietnam gain one more gold at ASEAN Schools Games

Vietnam won one more gold and silver medal in the athletics event at the 10th ASEAN Schools Games in Selango, Malaysia on July 24.

Ronaldo, Messi and Mbappe on FIFA player of the year shortlist

France’s World Cup star Kylian Mbappe joined regulars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s player award, world soccer’s governing body announced on Tuesday.

PM agrees on Hanoi’s hosting of SEA Games 31

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to let Hanoi host the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th ASEAN Para Games (Para Games 11) in 2021.

Federer withdraws from Toronto event to lighten schedule

World number two Roger Federer has withdrawn from next month’s Rogers Cup in Toronto as part of his ongoing strategy to lighten his schedule and conserve energy for the top events, tournament organisers said on Monday.

PM agrees on Hanoi’s hosting of SEA Games 31

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to let Hanoi host the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th ASEAN Para Games (Para Games 11) in 2021.

VN star enters semi-finals of Singapore Badminton Open

Top Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh advanced to the semi-finals of the men’s singles at the Singapore Badminton Open 2018 on July 20.

Lac Thuy district organises table-tennis, badminton tournament

(HBO) – A table tennis and badminton tournament was recently held by the culture-sport centre in Lac Thuy district.

Factbox: Lewis Hamilton's career in numbers

Mercedes announced on Thursday that four times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has signed a new contract, keeping the Briton at the team until the end of 2020.

U23 Vietnam strives to overcome ASIAD 2018 qualifying round

Head coach of the national football team Park Hang-seo on July 18 affirmed his determination to help the U23 Vietnamese team overcome the qualifying round of the upcoming 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD 2018). 

France’s Kylian Mbappe to donate US$500,000 World Cup winnings to charity
World Sports News in Brief

French teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe will be donating his entire World Cup earnings to a charity that organises sporting events for children with disabilities, according to reports from France. The 19-year-old reportedly earned about US$22,300 per game in the tournament and an additional US$350,000 for helping his country lift the World Cup trophy on Sunday (July 15).

Serena returns to top 30 in world rankings
World Sports News in Brief

Serena Williams returned to the world’s top 30 in the WTA rankings released on Monday after finishing as Wimbledon runner-up.

Factbox: FIFA awards for 2018 World Cup

FIFA awards for the 2018 World Cup: